Meindert Hobbema

A View on a High Road



Meindert Hobbema - A View on a High Road

Literature

Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, Washington; New York and Oxford, 1995, pp. 123-127
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 391


Provenance

Mme Jean Etienne Fizeau (née Marie Anne Massé, died 1790), Amsterdam
sale, Amsterdam, 27 April 1791
Welbore Ellis Agar (1735-1805)
by inheritance to his two illegitimate sons, Welbore Felix Agar and Emmanuel Felix Agar
sold 1806 to Robert Grosvenor, 1st marquess of Westminster (1767-1845)
by inheritance to his grandson, Hugh Lupus Grosvenor, 1st duke of Westminster (1825-1899), Grosvenor House, London
purchased 1912 by Baron Alfred Charles de Rothschild (1842-1918), London and Halton House, near Wendover, Buckinghamshire
bequeathed to his illegitimate daughter, Almina Victoria, Countess of Carnarvon (c. 1877-1969, later Mrs. Ian Onslow Dennistoun), London
sold 1924 to Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris
sold November 1924 to Andrew W. Mellon, Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C.
deeded 28 December 1934 to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh
gift 1937 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1937.1.62

Other works by Meindert Hobbema


Meindert Hobbema A wooded landscape with a roadside cottage
A wooded landscape with a roadside cottage
c. 1663/68

Meindert Hobbema Wooded Landscape
Wooded Landscape
c. 1660/61

Meindert Hobbema A Farm in the Sunlight
A Farm in the Sunlight
1668

Meindert Hobbema The entrance to the forest
The entrance to the forest
c. 1663-65

Meindert Hobbema
A View on a High Road
1665
93.1 x 127.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower left: m. hobbema. / 1665
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Andrew W. Mellon Collection